Nigeria: General Elections 2019

Time until Saturday, 16 February 2019, 08:00:00 (Lagos time)


Emeka Joseph Ononamadu was born on 1st July, 1967 and hails from Ehime Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State. He started his educational career at St. Michael’s Primary School, Umuaro, UmunumoMbano where he obtained his First School Leaving Certificate in 1980. He proceeded to Union Comprehensive Secondary School Nzerem and got his General Certificate of Education in 1988. Joseph Ononamadu gained admission to study Business Administration and Management in AkanuIbiam Federal Polytechnic Uwana, Afikpo where he bagged National Diploma and Higher National Diploma between 1990 and 1993. In 1999, he proceeded to AbubakarTafawaBalewa University, Bauchi and bagged a Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Management. He was at the Marquette University, Milwuakee, USA, Aspen Centre and got a Certificate in Good Governance in 2007. EmekaOnonamadu bagged his Masters Degree in Public Administration from the University of Abuja in 2013. He did his National Youth Service with the Central Bank of Nigeria, Abuja in 1995 and ever since then, EmekaOnonamadu has been actively engaged in the Civil Society Advocacy. The positions he has held in the course of his Civil Society Advocacy include; 2001 – 2004 – North Central Coordinator, Network for Police Reforms in Nigeria 2006 – 2009 – Project Manager, Transformation Education for girls in Nigeria 2003 – 2009 – Deputy Executive Director, Community Action for popular participation 2009 – 2017 – Executive Director, Citizens Centre for Integrated Development and Social Rights 2016 – 2017 – National Coordinator, Publish what you pay in Nigeria 2016 – 2017 – Member, Steering Committee of Open Governance Partnership, amongst others EmekaOnonamadu belongs to so many professional bodies including;

  • Friends of Mississippi Consortium for International Development, USA, 2002
  • Associate Member, Nigerian Institute of Management, 20103
  • Les Apin Fellow on Anti-Corruption and Good Governance, USA, 2007

He is happily married with children Emeka Joseph Ononamadu is the Resident Electoral Commission, Enugu State.